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Debera Harward
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Re: Manufacturing moving to US
Debera Harward   11/20/2013 4:19:24 PM
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There are certain Chinese  organisations or companies who have decided to start their opeations or manufacturing in US in order to save the cost Lenova is one of the biggest example  , Apple decided to assemble one of its MAC computer lines in US,Airbus will build new JetBlues in Alabama and so many others .

Debera Harward
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Re: Manufacturing moving to US
Debera Harward   11/20/2013 4:07:29 PM
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Manufacturing in US has rised since last few years the basic reason behind this is that now manufacturing in china has become expensive as compared to few years back so the US industrialist who have set their factories in China are now moving them towards US because according to their calculation manufacturing in US will cost only 5 percent more as compared to china.

Kirk McLoren
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Manufacturing moving to US
Kirk McLoren   11/11/2013 10:52:34 AM
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What market force is driving manufacturing to the U.S.?

tekochip
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Re: Skilled labor
tekochip   10/23/2013 11:43:34 AM
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True, the workers would be entry level, but as manufacturing ramps up the skill set could be 100% in three years.


jhankwitz
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Skilled labor
jhankwitz   10/23/2013 10:26:28 AM
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As jobs have moved overseas, fewer people have needed to learn the basic skills needed to produce a quality product here. It will be very difficult to move production back to the states if you can't find qualified workers. Pushing buttons on an automatic machine is not a true skill. We need people with skills that can build the automatic machines. Finding a capable machinist or welder is becoming extremely difficult. 

Schillig
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U.S. Manufacturing Growing?
Schillig   8/28/2013 8:58:17 AM
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I think it is growing. But with fewer and more higher skilled jobs replacing lower skilled manufacturing jobs.



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